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PENTAX K-r - Overview

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  • 12.4 Megapixel stabilized CMOS sensor
  • Sensitivity range: ISO 100 to 25 600
  • 6 fps high-speed continuous shooting
  • CMOS-shift Shake Reduction
  • SAFOX IX AF sensor with 11 selectable points
  • Live View on a 3’’ LCD monitor, 921 000 dots
  • Video recording in HD compatible

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Major Features

High-quality image reproduction

Incorporating a high sensitivity CMOS sensor with 12.4 megapixels combined with the high-performance PRIME II (PENTAX Real Image Engine) imaging engine, PENTAX K-r produces high-quality images with fine details, rich gradation and superb rendition, while suppressing digital noise to a minimum. The K-r indeed offers an impressive noise management.

Compact and lightweight body

Weighing only approximately 600 grams (21 oz.), its compact and lightweight design not only makes it easy to carry the PENTAX K-r anywhere, but also makes it highly maneuverable in various shooting conditions.

Continuous shooting at 6 images per second

The K-r’s high-speed continuous shooting mode records up to 25 images (in JPEG recording format) in a single sequence at a maximum speed of 6 frames per second — the fastest of all entry-class models — allowing you to preserve sharp, crisp images of fast-moving subjects with great ease.

PENTAX Shake Reduction mechanism for blur-free images

The K-r features the PENTAX-Shake Reduction, which is compatible with all PENTAX lenses -even those designed for analog cameras, effectively compensates the effect of camera shake by up to 4 shutter steps. Thanks to this mechanism, the K-r produces sharp images even under demanding conditions.

Specifications read more

Type - Camera Type TTL autofocus, auto-exposure digital SLR digital-still camera with built-in retractable P-TTL auto pop-up flash
Lens - Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount
Sensor - Type High sensitivity CMOS sensor with a primary colour filter
Sensor - Effective Pixels approx. 12.4 megapixels
Dimensions - Height 97mm
Dimensions - Width 125mm
Dimensions - Depth 68mm
Dimensions - Weight 544 g body only, 598 g loaded and ready with Li-ion battery and SD card, 625 g loaded and ready with AA batteries and SD card

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